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Tennessee Philological Association


The Tennessee Philological Association, founded in 1905, consists of college and university scholars, graduate students, and professors devoted to language and literature in English and other languages. The association meets every year on the last weekend of February to renew old bonds, establish new ones, and encourage scholarship and fellowship. Meeting places rotate among the "three states" of Tennessee--east, middle, and west--and papers range in subject matter from composition pedagogy, to linguistics, to ancient and modern canonical literature, to film and popular culture.

Welcome to the Tennessee Philological Association.

The 111th meeting of the TPA will be February 25-27, 2016, at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, TN.